Wow. Foucault 30+ years ago prognosticates (the need for) the social era.

Great extract found at Sara Hendren’s blog from Foucault from 30+ years ago:

Foucault
Foucault

“I dream of a new age of curiosity. We have the technical means for it; the desire is there; the things to be known are infinite; the people who can employ themselves at this task exist. Why do we suffer?

“From too little: from channels that are too narrow, skimpy, quasi-monopolistic, insufficient. There is no point adopting a protectionist attitude, to prevent “bad” information from invading and suffocating the “good.” Rather, we must multiply the paths and the possibility of comings and goings.”

Hello internet. Hello social. Hello curiosity.

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